ENGINE HOUSE CHIMNEY AT APPROXIMATELY 50M EAST OF READ'S SHAFT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1140976

Date first listed: 21-Nov-1985

Statutory Address: ENGINE HOUSE CHIMNEY AT APPROXIMATELY 50M EAST OF READ'S SHAFT

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Location

Statutory Address: ENGINE HOUSE CHIMNEY AT APPROXIMATELY 50M EAST OF READ'S SHAFT

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Chacewater

National Grid Reference: SW7267444642

Summary

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History

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Details

CHACEWATER SW 74 SW 4/41 Engine house chimney at approx 50n 21.11.85 east of Read's Shaft GV II Beam engine house ruin. Circa late C19. Killas rubble and brick. Originally rectangular single-cell plan with chimney to north east corner but now only chimney and some attached walling survives. Originally 3 storeys. Chimney is of rubble to lower stage and brick to upper stage divided by corbelled brick collar. Included for group value. Great Wheal Busy is a very old mine, working in 1823 under the name of 'Chacewater Mines' and 'Great Wheal Busy' from 1856. Described in 1865 as having: pumping engine, stamping engine, winding engine and crushing engine. Information from THE MINES OF CORNWALL by Thomas Spargo.

Listing NGR: SW7267444642

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 63099

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Spargo, T, Statistics and Observations on the Mines of Cornwall, (1865)

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